costed

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

costed

  1. Simple past tense of cost.
    We costed the project at $1,000,000.
  2. Past participle of cost.
    We've costed the project at £1,000,000.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The only non-proscribed use is in the sense of "to give a cost to". Where proper grammar is expected, use cost instead for non-specialized past-tense and past-participle uses such as answering the question "How much did it cost?"
  • Occasionally replaced with noun or verb forms of price, where commonly accepted, as in, "The event's hosting was priced at $1,000,000."

Adjective[edit]

costed (not comparable)

  1. The object of a costing.
    This was a badly costed project.